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Hanukkah

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  • The best holiday albums you probably never heard

    The best holiday albums you probably never heard
    For Christmas Eve, Pop & Hiss offers up a selection of offbeat holiday albums guaranteed to break up the monotony of the same-old, same-old holiday songs and arrangements being piped into malls and over the airwaves of Yuletide-music centered radio...
  • Values in shrink-wrap

    Amid the love and ripped shrink-wrap plastic of Christmas, my 7-month-old great nephew, Joey, sat contentedly gumming the cardboard label on a stuffed pink elephant he'd been given -- his grin piercing the excesses of the season that lay crumpled all...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 14 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 14 Picks
    It’s Thanksgiving week, that special time of year where we eat enough food to feed a third world nation, then get drunk and pass out at 7pm while blaming it on the tryptophan.  This continues for four straight days until we wake up on Monday ten...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • 71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift

    71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift
    PASO ROBLES, Calif. — The host was a good cook, famous for his mashed potatoes. No — not potatoes. Beans. Baked beans. That was it. Brooke Mayo held a finger to her cheek. "Old age is getting to me," she said at last. The images of that...
  • Oy vey! Christmas easier to spell than Hanukkah?

    It a wonder somebody didn't deck him instead of the halls after a sign at his church spelled trouble. A North Palm Beach pastor's attempt at some holiday humor fell a little flat with some residents, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The pastor put up a...
  • Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas
    When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...
  • Light the Menurkey for Thanksgivukkah? Oy vey

    Light the Menurkey for Thanksgivukkah? Oy vey
    Gobble tov! Hanukkah is just 45 days away, and Christmas is coming right up! Forget Halloween candy and costumes. The upcoming holidays qualify as a shopping emergency. If you think I've lost my mind, don't. It's your sanity that may be on the line....
  • Seasons grumblings

     
    An intercepted dispatch from the front of the ‘war on Christmas’ (Wednesday's print column) To: The Troops From: High Command, The Minimize-Christmas Army. Subject: Discouraging News We here at MCA headquarters wish we could offer you better...
  • Newly opened I-95 to be named in honor of JFK [50 years ago]

    From the pages of the Aegis 50 of years ago this week. The Northeastern Expressway was expected to be renamed Dec. 11, 1963 to honor the late President John F. Kennedy. The State Roads Commission agreed to rename the expressway for the slain president,...
  • Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise gets a new jingle

     
    The holidays have finally wound their way into the deepest, darkest jungles … of Disneyland. So, you know, it's not […]...